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August 06, 2003

Strange Headlines

These are some excerpts from an article headlined Returning Marines critical of Iraq plan.

'Thank you's' the company heard proved to them the war President Bush sold as a quest to destroy weapons of mass destruction was good because it ousted a cruel and ruthless dictator.

Masterson recalled getting thanks even from an Iraqi who believed his wife and child had been killed by an American shelling -- so-called ''collateral damage'' in the march to Baghdad. He also heard it from a man who said his daughter had been raped and murdered by men loyal to Saddam Hussein.

'You were sitting there thinking, 'Wow, I am really doing something important. I am part of a grand scheme to do something good,' McGee said.

There were some critical comments too but the body of the article was a lot more balanced then the headline suggests.

Mostly they were just glad to be home and who can blame them for that.

Listening To: Love Her Madly - The Doors

Posted by Starhawk at 02:47 PM | War on Terror | Comments (0)